Fishing Reel

A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding and stowing line.Modern fishing reels usually have fittings aiding in casting for distance and accuracy, as well as retrieving line. Fishing reels are traditionally used in the recreational sport of angling and competitive casting. They are typically attached to a fishing rod, though some specialized reels are mounted directly to boat gunwales or transoms. The earliest known illustration of a fishing reel is from Chinese paintings and records beginning about 1195 AD. Fishing reels first appeared in England around 1650 AD, and by the 1760s, London tackle shops were advertising multiplying or gear-retrieved reels.
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    … the aisles, I sized him up — probably 90 years old, sun-worn face, suspenders pulling his pants up, bass fishing cap — THIS was the man I needed to talk to! He was friendly and happy to share his advice as he patiently took me through the mind-boggling array of lures. He taught me how to put them together in combinations that might just land a fish…

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